NPQH – Course Information

Now Taking Applications for Spring 2022


Spring cohort places are limited. To increase the likelihood of acceptance on to your chosen NPQ, please apply by the 9th December. We will consider late applications until 4th January 2022, if places are available.

NPQH: Headship (including a new programme of support for newly appointed Headteachers)


All NPQs are taught through a blended balance of online individual learning, online seminars and face-to-face meetings and a simplified end-of-course assessment. There are two cohorts annually, starting in Autumn and Spring. The programme last 18 months.

You can find more information on the courses in our STSN NPQ Programmes brochure. Please make sure you read the brochure thoroughly before applying.

All NPQs will be fully funded for applicants from state schools. If you are applying from the independent sector you / your school will be invoiced for the cost of your NPQ. Information on the cost of the programme is below.

Non-eligible schools may apply and pay for this programme.

Cost: £1,690 

For further information please contact

Follow this link to a DFE video explaining the new reformed NPQs